Organised by an offshoot of the Sanatan Sanstha, over 7,000 men and women attended a recent event in Pune that was aimed at evoking a strong pro-Hindutva sentiment, which in turn implied attacking Muslims, the government, the media and the liberals.
Four of them even have Interpol red-corner notices against their names for their alleged involvement in the 2009 Margao bomb blast.
The latest forensic findings have been communicated to the Special Investigation Team probing Lankesh’s murder.
‘Desperate attempt’ to divert attention from Gauri Lankesh’s killing and tarnish murdered communist leader’s name, says daughter Megha Pansare.
Journalists disturbed by Gauri Lankesh’s killing must introspect on the nature and character of the news media today, and publicly and collectively condemn the rabble-rousers and instigators.
Kirwale was hacked to death by his carpenter according to a preliminary report. Activists however are not convinced and suspect political motivations.
The BJP is campaigning fervently to hold on to Goa after its break with Sudin Dhavlikar and the MGP, while a fractured Congress, AAP and independents contest over small electorates.
Sanatan Sanstha, Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Narad Mandir Nyas have called for the cancellation of the popular electronic dance music event alleging it encourages drugs and attacks Indian culture and society.
The Hindu Janajagruti Samiti member has been charged with criminal conspiracy and murder.
Past and present governments have been unsuccessful in controlling powerful organisations like the Swadheen Bharat Subhash Sena and the Sanatan Sanstha because of the nexus between their followers and politicians.
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